Month: June 2007

No Compunction about No Competition

Quite often, it seems, people violate, or come too close to violating a non-compete clause after they sell a company. Here’s the latest example. Davis previously sold a recruiting blog to Jobster, and worked with the company for a while.

Rest of the story on LifeLock

I linked to the story of the guy who stole his own father’s credit cards to start a business, something that violates the nature of Credit Card VC. There was one bit of the story that bothered me, however, and

Another rule of the Credit Card VC: Use your own cards!

I shouldn’t have to say this, but apparently I do. That guy somehow convinced some reputable VCs to put money into his anti-identity theft venture. The rub: it turns out that the (accused) slimeball is himself an ID thief, and

“Despite”?

University Hospital is the last I see in a series of this kind of announcement. Despite moving to a new facility, the University of Colorado Hospital is expected to layoff up to 70 people by the end of the month

Another Credit Card VC adopter

I know I’m linking to Guy twice in a row, but his latest post makes it clear that he fully groks the Credit Card VC ethos: By the Numbers: How I built a Web 2.0, User-Generated Content, Citizen Journalism, Long-Tail,

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